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Care Assistant

Sussex Housing & Care

Location: Woodlands Care Home, Crowborough

Description:

Sussex Housing & Care is looking for a Care Assistant to work as a member of the team providing holistic care to all residents throughout the Home.

Main responsibilities:
• Acting within the care team and in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
• Assist in maintaining a high standard of care and a homely environment for the residents ensuring that the residents are safeguarded from any form of abuse and their valuables/personal belongings are kept safe at all times
• Ensure and maintain a clean and comfortable environment
• Implement care under the direction of the Regional Manager, Home Manager, Deputy or Senior Carer on duty
• Treat residents individually with respect, preserving their dignity while demonstrate a caring manner and empathy towards older people.

Skills/Qualifications required:
• Understanding of how to move and handle people and various loads using specialist equipment
• Understanding of safe handling of equipment (hoists, stand aids, slide sheets, etc)
• Works under their own initiative and be a team player with the ability to prioritise their own workload
• Be able to work unsupervised
• Good general IT skills and able to confidently use Microsoft packages.

Remuneration: £8.39 per hour Hours of work: 35 hours per week including weekends Contract type: Permanent Mandatory training and uniform provided

How to apply:
To apply for this role please email your CV/cover letter to: lee.hares@sussexhousing.org.uk

For any information in relation to this role please contact Lee Hares on 01892 653178.

Closing Date for applications is: 2 July 2017

lee.hares@sussexhousing.org.uk